The Pilate Stone

The Pilate Stone June 1, 2016
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Here is a photo of me next to a replica of the Pilate Stone, in the place where the inscription was found, Caesarea. Sites like this are also important for the way they give a different picture of Herod the Great that is crucial for those whose impression of him is shaped wholly by his role in the infancy story in Matthew’s Gospel.

Of related interest, see Brian Renshaw’s blog for the latest Biblical Studies Carnival!

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